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PODCAST: Burglar caught on camera; Jack Mayne on paid parking & more…

PODCAST: Burglar caught on camera; Jack Mayne on paid parking & more…

Here’s episode #68 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Blues & Brews Fest grosses over $64,500 in Des Moines

PHOTOS: Blues & Brews Fest grosses over $64,500 in Des Moines

The Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park’s 7th annual Blues & Brews Festival fundraiser grossed over $64,500 at Des Moines Beach Park on Saturday, Aug. 27. 100% of net proceeds will... [Read more]

10 & 11-year old boys take over as Washington State Patrol’s ‘Chief for a Day’

10 & 11-year old boys take over as Washington State Patrol’s ‘Chief for a Day’

Photos courtesy Washington State Patrol Washington State Patrol Chief John Batiste handed over his title to Carlos, 10, and Angel, 11, Callejas on Thursday (Aug. 18) as part of the Washington State Criminal... [Read more]

VIDEO: ‘Vote YES for Highline Public Schools’ kicks off Nov. 2016 campaign 

VIDEO: ‘Vote YES for Highline Public Schools’ kicks off Nov. 2016 campaign 

On the front steps of Burien’s deteriorating Highline High School on Saturday (July 23), families, residents, students and teachers came together to help kick-off Highline Public Schools’ Nov.... [Read more]

Water rescue retrieves two crabbers off Normandy Park Cove

Water rescue retrieves two crabbers off Normandy Park Cove

A water rescue occurred off the shores the Normandy Park Cove on Saturday night, July 9. Authorities say that a 12-foot aluminum boat with no motor and two occupants capsized while crabbing, knocking them... [Read more]

City of Normandy Park selects Daniel W. Yourkoski as new Chief of Police

City of Normandy Park selects Daniel W. Yourkoski as new Chief of Police

The City of Normandy Park announced Tuesday (June 21) that it has made a conditional offer of employment to Captain Daniel W. Yourkoski of the Medina Police Department to become its next Chief of Police.... [Read more]

Normandy Park City Council approves purchase of four new city police cars

Normandy Park City Council approves purchase of four new city police cars

By Jack Mayne After debate over several weeks, the Normandy Park City Council voted to spend $193,000 over five years for four new police cars to replace “dilapidated vehicles” costing too much to... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Trilliums plentiful in Normandy Park’s Walker Preserve

PHOTOS: Trilliums plentiful in Normandy Park’s Walker Preserve

Trilliums were plentiful on WABI Burien’s ‘Weekday Walkers’ trek through Walker Preserve in Normandy Park Wednesday morning (March 16), as photographed by resident Elston Hill (click... [Read more]

UPDATE: Fundraiser to ‘Save Normandy Park Police’ nearing its $142K goal

UPDATE: Fundraiser to ‘Save Normandy Park Police’ nearing its $142K goal

Donors have helped raise $131,160 of the $142,000 target goal to ‘Save Normandy Park Police,’ according to the cause’s GoFundMe page. A total of 156 donors have raised that amount in... [Read more]

Normandy Park Police chase, arrest unwilling, difficult suspect

Normandy Park Police chase, arrest unwilling, difficult suspect

The Normandy Park Police were called to a subject running in traffic on Thursday (Feb. 18) in the 17800 block of 1st Ave South (map below). Upon arrival, the subject was contacted, then ran from officers... [Read more]